International News

Charlie artist ends Muhammad cartoons

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 10:42
Charlie Hebdo artist "Luz", who designed the satirical magazine's front page after the Paris attacks, says he will no longer draw the Prophet Muhammad.

Street cordoned off after baby death

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 10:26
Police are treating a death of a baby in Culloden in Inverness, which led to officers cordoning off a street for a time, as "unexplained".

VIDEO: Assault victim open letter to attacker

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 10:12
A young woman who was sexually assaulted late at night in a London street has written an open letter to her attacker.

Stately home hit by major blaze

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 10:03
A major blaze breaks out at an 18th Century stately home in Surrey.

Puncture costs Thomas Romandie lead

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 10:03
A puncture sees Geraint Thomas lose the lead in the Tour of Romandie but fellow Briton Chris Froome is up to third.

VIDEO: Warden gives ticket to crash cabbie

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 09:56
A traffic warden has resigned after a video of her putting a ticket on a Manchester taxi involved in an accident went viral.

VIDEO: British survivor: 'We could hear kids screaming'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 09:50
Tom Greensmith, one of the first British survivors of the Nepal earthquake to arrive back in the UK, describes what happened.

Antibiotics 'not being protected'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 09:39
Three-quarters of countries do not have plans in place to preserve antimicrobial medicines, the World Health Organization says.

Lib Dems lay down third 'red line'

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 09:39
Nick Clegg is trying to reassure his party as well as voters that the Lib Dems will not be a pushover in any coalition negotiations.

Togo opposition leader rejects results

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 09:31
Togo's opposition leader says he considers himself the new president, rejecting official figures saying incumbent Faure Gnassingbe had won.

France investigates CAR abuse claim

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 09:09
A Paris prosecutor confirms an investigation is under way into claims French soldiers in the Central African Republic sexually abused children.

'Worst tree' town's festive switch-on

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:59
A town with one of the "worst" festive displays in Britain is to switch on its new tree eight months before Christmas.

Shakespeare's Globe guides to strike

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:57
Tour guides at Shakespeare's Globe in London are to take industrial action after talks to resolve a pay dispute broke down.

Sydney attack brother returns home

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:52
A County Antrim man who was given a suspended sentence for attacking his brother in Australia has said he is "totally delighted" to return home.

Communities to prevent grass fires

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:51
Communities in south Wales are fed up of grass fires and want to get involved to stop unacceptable behaviour, a grass fires summit is told.

UK to be giant telescope's HQ

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:51
The permanent headquarters of the Square Kilometre Array - the world's biggest radio telescope - will be based in Britain.

Convictions in 'sectarian song' case

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:49
Thirteen members of a loyalist flute band have been convicted of provocatively playing a sectarian tune outside a Catholic Church.

Judge objects to Facebook training

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:47
A Texas judge whose Facebook posts led to a mistrial is appealing against a ruling that she take social-media classes.

VIDEO: Taxes, immigration and YouTube: Day 30

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:38
David Cameron talked about taxes, Nigel Farage talked about immigration and Ed Miliband talked to Russell Brand.

O'Sullivan level with Bingham at 8-8

BBC - Wed, 2015-04-29 08:25
Ronnie O'Sullivan recovers from 6-3 down and is level at 8-8 against Stuart Bingham in the World Championship quarter-finals.